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Mick17

2016 leaking fuel pump

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I always top off my tank during the week before my weekend ride. This past weekend I started my ride and ran out of gas at about a half of lap. Went back to the pits and filled up and it was leaking like crazy from the fuel pump. I had been smelling gas where I keep my bikes for a few days but thought it was something that was pushing fuel through a vent because of the heat (I live in Southern AZ) I took the tank off and removed the fuel pump and attempted to reseat the gasket/oring. In the service manual it says to always use a new one. I ordered one and found out that they are back ordered until August 5th. Does anyone know if this has been an issue? Thanks for any info.

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Found the leak!!! Tank has a crack right where the metal ring is that the fuel pump bolts to!!! Could only see it from inside the tank. Had to use a mirror to see it

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No idea.....I did call the Yamaha customer support number and they did ask me to take it to a Yamaha authorized dealer and have a mechanic have a look at it and call the guy I talked to.

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